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Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research in memory of Abraham Meir Schwartzbaum, Holocaust survivor, and his family members murdered in the Holocaust

On 8 December 2014, the International Institute for Holocaust Research held the annual award ceremony for the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research in memory of Abraham Meir Schwartzbaum, Holocaust survivor, and his family members murdered in the Holocaust. The prize was awarded to University of Ottawa Prof. Jan Grabowski for his book, "Hunt for the Jews: Betrayal and Murder in German-Occupied Poland," in the presence of Yad Vashem Chairman of the Directorate Avner Shalev, Academic Advisor Prof. Yehuda Bauer, Head of the Yad Vashem International Institute for Holocaust Research and Incumbent of the John Najmann Chair of Holocaust Studies, Prof. Dan Michman, Yad Vashem Chief Historian Prof. Dina Porat, Director of the International Institute for Holocaust Research Dr. Iael Nidam-Orvieto, and Yad Vashem donor of the book prize Ms. Sabina Schwartzbaum. Ms. Schwartzbaum also performed a musical interlude with keyboard accompaniment by Tamir Kaliski.

Presenting the award to Prof. Jan Grabowski. From left to right: Prof. Dan Michman, Sabina Schwartzbaum, Prof. Dina Porat, Chairman of the Directorate Avner Shalev, and Prof. Jan Grabowski

Yad Vashem donor Sabina Schwartzbaum singing Yaldut Nishkachat (Forgotten Childhood) with keyboard accompaniment by Tamir Kaliski

Prof. Jan Grabowski speaking about challenging common assumptions about so-called innocent bystanders